Special Events

Special Events Business News for Sept. 15, 2010

Landover, Md.-based PERFECT SETTINGS announced last week that is has acquired CLASSIC TENTS. Classic Tents will close its Silver Spring, Md., operations and move to Perfect Settings' 115,000-square-foot facility. Classic's TERRY MACFARLANE will head the new tent division of Perfect Settings. Call 202/722-2900 …

JANELLE PLUMMER has joined Dallas-based BRAVO! ENTERTAINMENT as an entertainment specialist and director of sales for South Texas. Call 210/378-7421 …

MARC MURPHY, chef/owner of New York-based BENCHMARC RESTAURANTS, has launched the new division BENCHMARC EVENTS, which will offer catering and special event coordination. Call 212/625-8270 …

JASON BOCK has purchased MADD MATT'S ENTERTAINMENT, based in Williamsville, N.Y.; the company is adding mobile/outdoor laser tag and photo booths to its inventory of radio-control racecars and mobile videogames. Call 716/316-6236 ….

CAROLEN BARRETT has joined RANCHO PESCADERO HOTEL in Baja, Mexico, as executive chef. Call 910/300-8891 …

Windsor, Calif.-based AACTION RENTS has sold its party rental division, THE SPECIAL EVENT, located in Healdsburg, Calif., to Petaluma, Calif.-based CAL-WEST RENTALS. HAGEMAN, STANSBERRY & ASSOCIATES represented Aaction in the transaction; terms were not disclosed. Call 707/763-5665 …

RENTALS UNLIMITED, based in Stoughton, Mass., has named JAY TORRICE operations manager and JOHN GILL dispatch manager. Call 781/341-1600 …

JUSTIN STOWELL has joined Orlando, Fla.-based AIRSTAR AMERICA as marketing manager. Call 407/851-7830 …

DESTINATION PROS has moved its San Diego operation to a new location: 448 W. Market St., Suite 302, San Diego CA 92101. In addition, KRISTIN WALLACE has joined the company as program manager. Call 714/975-5000 …

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